Auction 124, Lot 298

"Plan of the Investment and Attack of York in Virginia", Marshall, John

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1806 (circa)

Publication: Life of Washington

Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 9.2 inches
21.1 x 23.4 cm

This copper engraved map documents an important battle of the Revolutionary War. Abundantly detailed, the map shows the positions of Baron de Viomenil, General Washington, Count Rochambeau, General Clinton and General Cox. American artillery, roads, rivers and creeks, the French Hospital, and numerous troop positions are located. A notation documents the end of the war, Field where the British laid down their Arms. Engraved by Francis Shallas and published by C. P. Wayne in Philadelphia.


Condition: B+

An attractive example with some faint irregular toning. There are some minor repairs in the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/7/2008